About Melody Warnick

Melody Warnick is the author of This Is Where You Belong: Finding Home Wherever You Are, an exploration of the groundbreaking concept of place attachment. Described by Richard Florida as “an important book for so many people who are choosing their place to live,” This Is Where You Belong helps movers and stayers alike rethink the value of their community.

In her 15+ years as a freelance journalist, Warnick has written for Reader’s Digest, Woman’s Day, Slate, The Guardian, O: The Oprah Magazine, Redbook, Good Housekeeping, Better Homes and Gardens, Livability.com, Atlantic CityLab, and many other publications. She and her book have been featured in the likes of The New York Times, Time, Fast Company, Psychology Today, Realtor.com, Forbes.com, and Inc.com, and on dozens of radio stations and podcasts, including Bad with Money with Gaby Dunn, The Art of Manliness, and Strong Towns.

A chronic mover, Warnick managed to fall madly in love with her adopted town of Blacksburg, Virginia. She lives there with her husband and two daughters.